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Near Punxsutawney in Jefferson County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Charles J. Margiotti

(1891-1956)

 
 
Charles J. Margiotti Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, November 5, 2011
1. Charles J. Margiotti Marker
Inscription. Prominent lawyer, business executive, and civic and political leader, Margiotti was appointed Pennsylvania Attorney General, 1935-1938, by Governor George Earle. He was among the first Italian Americans to hold such a post in the United States. He was the Republican candidate for Governor in 1934. He practiced law in Pittsburgh and donated services to defend immigrant workers. A native of Punxsutawney, Margiotti is interred here at Calvary Cemetery.
 
Erected 2007 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 56.149′ N, 78° 59.433′ W. Marker is near Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, in Jefferson County. Marker is on South Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 436) mile north of Calvary Lane, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Located on the grounds of Calvary Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Punxsutawney PA 15767, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Groundhog Day (approx. 1.7 miles away); Rossiter Strike Injunction (approx. 4 miles away); Great Shamokin Path (approx. 4.6 miles away); First Pennsylvania Troopers Killed in the Line of Duty
Charles J. Margiotti Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, November 5, 2011
2. Charles J. Margiotti Marker
(approx. 5.2 miles away); Fort Mahoning (approx. 9.2 miles away); Riethmiller's Store (approx. 10.3 miles away); Linton Park (approx. 11.8 miles away); John S. Fisher (approx. 13.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Punxsutawney.
 
Also see . . .  Charles J. Margiotti at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on February 20, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Attorney General of Pennsylvania, Charles J. Margiotti image. Click for full size.
By Harris & Ewing, July 16, 1937
3. Attorney General of Pennsylvania, Charles J. Margiotti
Attorney General of Pennsylvania, Charles J. Margiotti, was recent visitor in the Capitol where he appeared before the National Labor Relations Board, 7/16/37 Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division
Charles J. Margiotti Grave image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, November 5, 2011
4. Charles J. Margiotti Grave
Located in Calvary Cemetery
Charles J. Margiotti Grave plot image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, November 5, 2011
5. Charles J. Margiotti Grave plot
 
 
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